Thinking Highways Articles
Map‘n‘tag

Sonja Koesling on how crowdsourcing technology is making significant inroads into the advanced traffic management arena. It started out like Hansel and Gretel in 2004, when Steve Coast started to...

The future is green…eCoMove green

Europe has little choice but to go down the path towards cooperative eco-mobility since every “business-as-usual” prediction seems to lead to an unsustainable future, with more or less severely restrained...

Proof of ownership

Today’s automobiles create and collect an enormous amount of data – but who owns it? Who can use it? And what can it be used for? Bob Williams investigates a...

Safer Driving, Smoother Flowing Traffic

A British automatic incident detection solution has been chosen for a four-year Framework contract by Sweden’s Trafikverket. Vibeke Ulmann spoke to Dr Stephen Clark, Navtech’s Technical Director, about ClearWay’s emergence...

Digital watch

More than 150 cameras in Marseille’s Prado tunnels are providing a total traffic monitoring solution for all types of incidents, as Kristof Maddelein explains. Marseille is the second-most populated city...

Theory of evolution

How does a National Traffic Management System in Sweden deal with life-threatening incidents on its region’s roads? Trevor Platt has the details. The National Traffic management System delivers an integrated...

Spectacular Finnish

ERTICO's Carla Coppola presents an ITS Helsinki preview from the exhibitors' side. The 10th ITS European Congress is on its way with most of the over 3,000 sq m area...

Playing from the back

Why the back office route to the smart city is best, by Phil Silver. As the “smart city” concept gains currency, there is an increasing realization that a vital component...

A Virtuous Cycle

Susan M. Grant-Muller and Ayelet Gal-Tzur discuss the role of social media in the service of transport authorities where quantity is the basis for quality. The use of social media by...

Smarter Cities = Safer Cities

Andrea Sorri on how the intelligent use of intelligent technology can transform a city into a safe place to be. Cities face many challenges today. With modern video surveillance technologies...

A moving story

Mi Muovo Elettrico (I Am e-Moving) is Emilia-Romagna’s innovative strategy for electromobility. Tommaso Simeoni discovers that it’s more than just a case of adding charging points. Mi Muovo Elettrico is...